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Buster Crabb

326 Dee Street | Southland, Invercargill, New Zealand
+64 3-214 4214
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (43 reviews)
“mixed grill” (7 reviews)
“crab” (10 reviews)
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Seafood, European, Gastropub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
326 Dee Street | Southland, Invercargill, New Zealand
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Reviewed December 27, 2016 via mobile

One of the best places in town. Great atmosphere and quality food. Highly recommended going there...

Thank Nick R
Reviewed December 19, 2016

Great food, Large selection of wines and beers including my fav' Hofbrau on tap Awesome service, and if required a very efficient courtesy coach

Thank johnotinker
Reviewed December 11, 2016

Didn't realise that we should have made a booking on a random Wednesday evening, but the staff let us sit at the bar and order food (after the bartender checked that we wouldn't have to wait a long time for our food). Invercargill Brewery's stout...More

Thank Angela B
Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

We came here with a group of clients on suggestion from our accomodation supplier; along with some discount vouchers to use. The bar area for pre drinks was a little cramped, hard to move in, the bar man was good, kept us supplied. The food...More

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Reviewed December 10, 2016

Recommended by our B&B hosts. Very busy and very noisy on the night we were there but service was good. I had the beef burger and it was very tasty. Interesting to read about Buster Crabb but wasn't clear why the restaurant is named after...More

Thank NaimDiver
Reviewed November 29, 2016

Great selection of local seafood and meats. Several different dining rooms good for smaller or larger groups. Good selection of local craft and imported beers. 3 time here and will be coming back again next time I am in Invercargill. Great service from friendly staff.

Thank Motoxnut
Reviewed November 27, 2016

Was a recommendation and what a brilliant one it was! Superb food, great service. Highly recommend for couples as it's a great experience

Thank Corky2323
Reviewed November 23, 2016

There was a group of us that went here and I was not impressed. Overpriced meals. My meal was not even hot. My steak was under cooked as well as a few others in the party. The drinks were too expensive. I can not say...More

Thank tmc0nner
Reviewed November 22, 2016 via mobile

Nice ambience a very warm and inviting restaurant - super friendly staff. Interesting menu selection which included a story about Buster Crabb. I enjoyed my Ribeye steak cooked to perfection. My partner also enjoyed her lamb shank. I did learn Buster Crabb disappeared while spying...More

Thank AussieRalph
Reviewed November 21, 2016

Just called in for an evening meal Had two seafood salads with a side of fries. Food was very good. Fresh and tasty. One side of fries was enough for two. Service good and prompt. The only disappointment was after calling the place Buster Crabby...More

Thank Michael A
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May 27, 2016|
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Response from bustercrabbziffs | Property representative |
Yes we definitely do vouchers. If you call me on 027 433 6408 I'll certainly arrange it for you. I'm not sure adamant21 is and how he h=can answer questions for us........ We do this all time. Sell vouchers I mean... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$14 - $28
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Television, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 2:00 AM
10:30 AM - 2:00 AM
10:30 AM - 2:00 AM
10:30 AM - 2:00 AM
10:30 AM - 2:00 AM
10:30 AM - 2:00 AM
10:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 326 Dee Street | Southland, Invercargill, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Invercargill
  • Phone Number: +64 3-214 4214
We have a lovely warm and inviting restaurant. We use all locally sourced product with very generous servings with an emphasis on the meat portion of the meal. Our steaks are 250gms up to the "Donald Trump Choker", which is 500gm and cooked slowly over 20 hours. We use fresh Blue Cod and locally caught wild Venison. Buster Crabb is the best choice
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